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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: September 8-14, 2014

September 8, 2014

Report of unattended animals on Jennie Lane near the Potter community.  Officer fed and watered the animals.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Mena Street in Mena of the theft of a vehicle, valued at $3,500.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant of five forged checks.  Investigation revealed no criminal intent.  Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from complainant on Polk 185 near the Ink community of two forged checks, totaling losses at $300.00.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainants on Polk 23 near Cove of vandalism to mailboxes, causing losses of $90.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from a business in Hatfield of a theft of fuel, causing losses of $53.17.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 720 near the Shady Grove community of the theft of prescription medication from their mailbox.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Jessica Y. Siler, 30, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

 September 9, 2014

Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near the Rocky community of being assaulted by a family member.  Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from a business on Highway 71 South near Hatfield of the theft of a lawn mower, valued at $13,000.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Matt Cannon, 34, of Mena, on a Warrant for 13 counts of Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

September 10, 2014

Report of a disturbance on Polk 10 near Wickes led to the arrest of Earl S. Evans, 45, of Grannis, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report from complainant on Polk 44 near Mena of the theft of a tent, valued at $50.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Gary M. Czarnetzki, 21, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

Arrested was Beth E. Wright, 51, of Texarkana, on Warrants for Failure to Appear and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

September 11, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 659 near the Board Camp community of an ongoing issue concerning a county road.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

September 12, 2014

Report from complainant on Sanders Lane near the Potter community of persons trespassing on their property and leaving gates open.  Investigation continues.

Report from a Mena woman of a threat made towards a local school, which was determined to be a hoax.  A 17-year-old Mena male was issued a Juvenile Citation for Communicating a False Alarm.  The juvenile was transported to a Juvenile Detention Center.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Rogers Drive in Cove.  Suspect left before officers arrived, complainant refused to press charges.

Arrested was Timothy D. Bass, 34, of Mena, on a Warrant for Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Report from complainant on Polk 47 in the Shady Grove community of a missing bull, valued at $3,000.00.  The animal was later located and returned to the owner.

Report from complainants of problems regarding child custody exchange.  Officer advised parties of legal options.

Arrested was Justin M. Cannon, 26, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report of a one-vehicle accident on Polk 147 near the Rocky community, causing damage to a fence.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 34 near Hatfield led to the arrest of Elise M. Sparks, 18, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Report from complainant of purchasing a stolen cell phone, valued at $400.00.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

September 13, 2014

Arrested was Steven T. Green, 33, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report from walk-in complainant of being threatened by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Brian W. Peters, 42, of Mena, on a Warrant for Harassment.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Charles G. Polly, 44, of McAlester, OK, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

September 14, 2014

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Willard D. Gordon, 25, of Kiowa, KS, on Charges of DWI and  Driving Left of Center.

Report from complainant on Polk 122 near the Shady Grove community of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Juston M. Wikel, 29, of Cove, on Warrants for Criminal Mischief 1st Degree, Criminal Trespass and two counts of Theft of Property.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked two vehicle accidents this week.

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 24 Incarcerated Inmates; 8 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 1 is currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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